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Change order made possible with prefabricated pieces

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
Golden Construction received a change order -- three months into the construction of the Crimson Village senior care center i -More
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Commentary: Set a path to your vision via a compass

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
A clear vision is one of the most important elements in a construction company's success, asserts Brad Humphrey, nicknamed th -More
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Texas Senate approves $3B in bonds for university construction projects

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
The Texas Senate approved issuing $3 billion in bonds to construct projects at 64 higher education campuses in the state.  -More
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Does your company have a June, July or August health insurance renewal?

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
The AGC Alternative can help your company build a better benefits package this year -- one that benefits you and your employe -More
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AGC's Advanced Management Program

AGC SmartBrief - May 20, 2015 - 9:31am
For construction leaders on the rise, no program is more comprehensive and uniquely focused than AGC's Advanced Management Pr -More
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Rendering: San Diego proposes financing for $1.1B NFL stadium

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
San Diego has announced plans for a $1.1 billion, 65,000-seat stadium for the Chargers football team.  -More

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2 towers are planned at $2B mixed-use development in Texas

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
The $2 billion Legacy West mixed-use development is under construction in Plano, Texas, and Liberty Mutual Insurance is build -More
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Airport in Orlando, Fla., could get $1.8B expansion

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
Orlando International Airport in Florida plans to build an additional terminal for $1.8 billion in anticipation of an increas -More
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Fate of $1.5B Illiana Expressway remains uncertain

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
The Illinois Department of Transportation has been allocated $118 million for preliminary work on the Illiana Expressway unde -More
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World's largest hotel complex will have 10,000 rooms

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
Construction on the Abraj Kudai, what will become the world's largest hotel, is underway in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.  -More
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$250M soccer stadium likely to be built in L.A.

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
The Los Angeles Football Club, part of Major League Soccer, is likely to build a $250 million, 22,000-seat outdoor stadium on -More

Lawley Service Inc reaches Champions Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Lawley Service Inc of Buffalo, NY, for achieving the Champions Tour of surety professionals. Champions represent some of the savviest surety pros in the nation. Congratulations to Brad Hall and Tim Toole for their partnership for growth.

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Fed could raise rates next month, official says

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
The Federal Reserve might consider an interest-rate increase next month, depending on economic strength, says Charles Evans,  -More
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Tower's elevators to carry cars and human passengers

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
An elevator system at the $560 million Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., is testing the limits of construction -More
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Videos: 6 technologies that will change the industry

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
Six technologies are set to change the building industry, according to this article that takes a look at each one.  -More

AGC Workforce Development Scholarship: Call for Applications!
NCCER and BYF have partnered with AGC to develop the Build Your Future Scholarship program. The scholarship is open to students pursuing a two-year technical or trade school program. The first scholarship will be awarded in the fall of 2015. Applications are available at agcfoundation.org and are due June 15. Visit http://ow.ly/MCcF0 for applicant criteria.

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$750M is approved to keep building Tappan Zee Bridge

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
New York received $5.4 billion in bank settlement fees and has decided to use some of that for its capital construction proje -More
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Your AGC membership pays

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
AGC members are eligible to participate in more than 20 discount programs specially designed to meet the needs of contractors -More
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Save on fuel -- AGC BP discount programs

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
AGC members can save up to 6 on every gallon.  -More
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There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.

AGC SmartBrief - May 19, 2015 - 9:42am
Ansel Adams, photographer -More
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Congress appears headed toward 2-month funding extension for HTF

AGC SmartBrief - May 18, 2015 - 9:31am
The U.S. House and Senate are working on bills that would extend funding for the Highway Trust Fund through July 31.  -More

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